UIS Observatory Picture Gallery Close 170808SpaceStation Globular Star Cluster M13 The Fireworks Galaxy Spiral Galaxy M101 Galaxy M81 Galaxy NGC 3184 Galaxy NGC 3184 m31_strip-1612 Galaxy M33 Barber Observatory at Sunset M16 Planetary Nebula M57 Cepheid Variable Star S Vulpecula Wild Duck Star Cluster (M11) Horsehead Nebula Galaxy NGC 4414 The Moon Nearby Galaxy M33 Galaxy NGC 6796 with SN 2012v Galaxy NGC 5806 ngc3147 M1 Crab Nebula Galaxy NGC 4559 The International Space Station passes over the campus observatory on August 8, 2017 M13 is a 11.7 billion year old ball of 100,000+ stars about 22,000 lightyears away. This was made from images taken with the UIS 20-inch telescope on July 15, 2017. A color composite of the Fireworks Galaxy made from images taken with the 20-inch telescope. Spiral Galaxy M101 imaged with the UIS 20-inch telescope. Spiral galaxy M81 imaged with the UIS 20-inch telescope Galaxy NGC 3184 taken in March 2017 with the 20-inch telescope. SN2016bkv has faded relative to the image taken one year earlier. Galaxy NGC 3184 taken in March 2016 with the 20-inch telescope. SN2016bkv is the blue star in the red/blue pair just to the left of the galaxy center. A part of nearby galaxy M31 including star cluster NGC 206. Nearby galaxy (3 million lightyears) M33 (Sept 2016) The domes of the 20-inch and 16-inch telescopes at the Henry R. Barber Research Observatory The Eagle Nebula (M16) This is a color image of planetary nebula M57 taken with the 20-inch telescope. An image of the classical cepheid variable star S Vulpecula taken with the 20-inch telescope. Wild Duck Star Cluster (M11) An image of the Horsehead Nebula taken with the 20-inch telescope. Galaxy NGC 4414 A mosaic of the Moon taken with the 20-inch Telescope A mosaic of images covering the nearby galaxy M33 in 2013. Supernova SN 2012bv is the star-like point of light just below the center of the edge on galaxy NGC 6796 in the center of the image. A color image taken by th e 20-inch telescope of galaxy NGC 5806. Galaxy NGC 3147 A composite color picture of the Crab Nebula (M1) taken with the 20-inch telescope. This nebula is the remains of a supernova observed by humans in 1054 AD. A color composite image of spiral galaxy NGC 4559 taken with the 20-inch telescope.